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SWIMMING: Missy Franklin retires at 23

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Five-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin, 23, announced her retirement on Wednesday (19th) and followed up with a lengthy explanation in a letter posted...

SWIMMING: U.S. dominates FINA World Short-Course Champs

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In another demonstration of how dominant the United States in swimming, a powerful American team overran the rest of the world in the 14th...

LANE ONE: Why is FINA trying to keep swimmers from making money at swimming?

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If you listen to the leaders of the Olympic Movement, and especially International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach of Germany, you will hear –...

SWIMMING: Six World Records set so far in FINA World Short-Course Champs

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World records are not usually set with this much frequency, but the truth is that high-level competition in short-course (25 m) pools doesn’t come...

THE BIG PICTURE: After being sued, FINA announces new meet series

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In the blowback from the twin lawsuits filed against it for restraint of trade in the U.S., the International Federation for swimming, FINA, suddenly...

SWIMMING: World records start FINA World Short-Course Champs

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The 14th FINA World Short-Course Championships have exploded out of the blocks in Hangzhou (CHN), with two first-day world records and American Records in...

SWIMMING: Two anti-trust suits filed against FINA

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The decision by FINA to implode the Energy for Swim meet in Turin, which had the interest and support of many top athletes in...

THE BIG PICTURE: Breaststroke champ Adam Peaty rips FINA over lack of athlete pay...

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The furor among some of the top swimmers in the world over FINA’s forced cancellation of the International Swimming League-affiliated Energy for Swim meet,...

SWIMMING: Flickinger leads with five qualifying events at Winter Nationals

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No U.S. teams were going to be selected from the USA Swimming Winter Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina over the weekend. But as qualifying...

SWIMMING: Ledecky first Olympic Trials qualifier at Winter Nationals

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No surprise, really, that Freestyle superstar Katie Ledecky became the first Olympic Trials qualifier at the USA Swimming Winter Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina....

SWIMMING Preview: Olympic Trials qualifying starts at Winter Nationals in Greensboro

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The U.S. Olympic Trials for the 2020 Olympic Games are a long way off. But starting Wednesday, American swimmers can begin qualifying for the...

SWIMMING: Three “Golden Goggles” awards for Ryan Murphy

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USA Swimming’s annual awards program, the Golden Goggles, was held on Monday evening in New York, with Freestyle superstar Katie Ledecky making some more...

SWIMMING: Energy for Swim meet canceled under pressure from FINA

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A nasty fight inside swimming has expanded outside as the second edition of the Energy for Swim meet scheduled for Turin (ITA) in December...

SWIMMING Preview: Hosszu chasing Sjostrom in final FINA World Cup

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We’re down to the final meet in the seven-leg FINA Swimming World Cup with Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom trying to win her second straight seasonal...

SWIMMING: World records for Morozov and Xu in Tokyo World Cup

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The FINA Swimming World Cup is coming to a close, but with plenty of fireworks as one world record was set and another equaled...

SWIMMING: Weertman clinches Marathon World Series title

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Dutch open-water star Ferry Weertman didn’t win at the final leg of the eight-stop FINA/HOSA Marathon Swimming World Series in Abu Dhabi (UAE) on...

SWIMMING Preview: Weertman looks to clinch Marathon World Series title

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The final leg of the eight-stop FINA/HOSA Marathon Swimming World Series is coming in Abu Dhabi (UAE) on Friday, with the seasonal title still...

SWIMMING Preview: Hosszu’s quandary: Quantity or Quality?

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Since FINA changed the rules in 2017 to limit the number of points that swimmers can compile by swimming in multiple events, Hungary’s Katinka...

WATER POLO: Anti-Semitism in Spain in women’s World Cup qualifier

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The newest instance of anti-Semitism in sports came in Spain, in the Barcelona suburb of Molins de Rei, where a second-round game of the...

SWIMMING: Four wins for Morozov and Hosszu in Beijing World Cup

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The first meet of the final cluster of the FINA Swimming World Cup at Beijing’s famed Water Cube facility was a showcase for the...

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